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Did you know that the Oxford American is a nonprofit?

The Oxford American (OA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to explore the complexity and vitality of the American South through exceptional writing, music, and visual art. While the primary medium through which the OA accomplishes this mission remains  our quarterly publication, our website, as well as our various social platforms, will work together to cultivate a forum in  which artists across disciplines bring the South to life from an unexpected perspective creating a deeper understanding of the region. Today, the Oxford American remains one  of the South’s most iconic and acclaimed media brands dedicated  to exploring Southern culture.


Our award-winning magazine, beloved annual music issue, podcast, live cultural events, and more are all made possible by supporters like you! 

Subscriptions only cover 12% of the cost to produce the Oxford American magazine; the rest comes from your support. The Oxford American is so much more than a magazine – it provides paid internships, promotes diversity in publishing, pays writers and artists professional rates for their work, and brings the South alive through music and events. Since the OA is a nonprofit organization, your donations are 100% tax-deductible. 

Gifts of all sizes help us to do the critical work of bringing Southern voices to the global stage.

For a limited time the OA is offering the following perks for donors of $100+:

 $100+ Membership in the OA Society
One-year subscription to the Oxford American

 $250+ Membership in the OA Society
One-year subscription to the Oxford American 
One-year gift subscription to the Oxford American

 $1,000+ Membership in the OA Society
One-year gift subscription to the Oxford American
A lifetime subscription

Select automatic renewal at checkout to continue supporting the magazine you love and to be sure your membership and other perks continue uninterrupted. 

When you make a gift to the Oxford American, you fund deep stories from diverse voices. You invest in emerging writers, artists, musicians, and creators reshaping our region. You help us entertain, inspire, and share new perspectives. 

Thank you for investing in Southern stories. 

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You can also give by check. Please mail to:
The Oxford American
PO Box 3235 
Little Rock, AR 72203

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The Oxford American is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.